Tag: US Stock Futures

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Fall Before European Officials Meets

8 October 2012

Spain, Greece, Chavez victory, earnings season…a lot to digest during Columbus Day.

U.S. stock futures fell, following last week’s rally in benchmark indexes, as European finance ministers prepared to meet to discuss the region’s debt crisis. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Rise as Jobless Rate Declines

5 October 2012

Turning point in Presidential race? “Today’s employment report is the penultimate before the November elections.”

U.S. stock futures rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index heading for the first weekly gain in three, after data showed the nation added 114,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate unexpectedly fell. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Advance as Concern Over Europe Eases

1 October 2012

“It’s one less thing to worry about.” For now!

U.S. stock futures rose, following the biggest weekly decline since June in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as concern about Europe’s debt crisis eased. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Advance On Report ECB May Buy Bonds

27 July 2012

Have you stopped to think of the (long term) consequences of easing and/or bailouts?

U.S. stock futures advanced, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will rise a second day, amid expectations Europe may move toward a new round of bond purchases to ease borrowing costs in Spain and Italy. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Fall Amid Europe Debt Crisis Concern

23 July 2012

Long day ahead…thanks in part to Greece (again!).

U.S. stock futures declined, following a two-week advance in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, amid concern Europe’s debt crisis is deepening and after a Chinese central-bank adviser said growth may slow further. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Fall Before Federal Reserve Beige Book

18 July 2012

Bernanke’s testimony to be focal point of today’s trading activity, as investors hope for more easing.

U.S. stock futures fell, signaling the market may pare yesterday’s gains, as Intel Corp. (INTC)slumped after cutting its sales forecast and investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book survey of business conditions. Read more…

In the U.S.: Stock Futures Drop As Spanish Bond Yield Surges

18 June 2012

Aversion of Greek tragedy not enough to ease concerns about the region as a whole.

U.S. stock-index futures declined as Spanish borrowing costs surged, sparking speculation the country will be forced to ask for a bailout and outweighing optimism Greece will not leave the euro area. Read more…